Letting your property
Welcome to Walton and Hipkiss Lettings
Walton and Hipkiss Established in 1929 with a phone number of just “67” has been offering a successful family, with the understanding that technology is a tool to assist with sales and to communication with out clients not a replacement for true interaction and contact. Walton and Hipkiss are one of the most recognisable brands within the area and offer a range of tools to help you acquire a Tenant.
One of our experienced agents will visit your property and using our local knowledge will provide you will an up to date rental valuation FREE of charge.
Hagley 01562 886688
Stourbridge 01384 392371
Kidderminster 01562 519777
We offer a fully managed service for our landlords, along with a Let Only service where they cover the management themselves.
We have dedicated staff who will look after your property, ensuring that you are always compliant with regulations along with managing renewals, organising maintenance and carrying out routine property visits. This is all designed to help relieve the landlord from the worry and responsibility of managing the property themselves.
24hr Call Out
Walton and Hipkiss has a Gas Safe registered engineers helping with the day to day running of the Letting residential plumbing department.
Tenants and Landlords can be reassured that if require as part of our fantastic maintenance and repairs service, they have access to a 24hr call out, relating to any plumbing problems which are recorded and loged within our system.
Letting Your Property
Whether you are a first time landlord or have an established portfolio Walton and Hipkiss experienced staff are here to assist in your next property move.
We can ensure all viewings are accompanied by experienced viewing agents with all feedback being promptly reported back to the landlord. Any interested parties are subject to thorough referencing including employment and landlord references, affordability checks, and full credit checks along with Right to rent checks.
Legal & Rent Guarantee
What is Rent Guarantee insurance?
Legal & Rent Guarantee is an important tool in our armoury and gives Walton and Hipkiss the opportunity to provide our landlords with an enhanced service.
Should your tenant default on their rental payments, the costs associated with legal fees and missed rental payments can run into the thousands. By offering our landlords Rent Guarantee you will be able to maintain your rental payments but also have the legal costs covered up to £100,000 to help with section notices, eviction and professional legal advice.
Our specialist ‘Photographers’ are trained to create the best quality professional photographic images.
Our photographers will help to advise you on property dressing to achieve the ‘Show Home’ pictures you desire.
Google Street View
Our ‘Photographer’ at Walton and Hipkiss is a Google approved photographer to do Google Street View images. We are able to creating stunning Street View images directory to Google maps. This helps identify property were Google have not been able to go.
360 degree images
We are lucky to have a Photographer at Walton and Hipkiss who is Google approved, this enables us to do Google Street View images where Google have not been.
We are able to create stunning 360 degree Street View images of property and even local areas of interest directory to Google maps. This we feel is unique for Estate Agents to do this, giving our customers extra marketing.
We will prepare all legal documentation including tenancy agreements detailing responsibilities of all parties while adhering to current legislation. We also provide high quality inventories for both landlords and tenants which is both photographic and descriptive to minimise any disputes over damages at the end of tenancy.
Walton and Hipkiss carry out a thorough inspection every year with recommendations and details on any improvements should they be required, giving you reassurance that your property remains in good condition for future rentals, as well as minimising the cost of repairs by acting in good time.
Through Facebook – Walton and Hipkiss use Social Media to also advertise property.
People who LIKE US on Facebook get notification before its LIVE on the property portals.
We can choose the audience and select specific targeting options to connect your property to others.
Letting your property using 360 degree images
Walton and Hipkiss are able to do 360-degree photos, that let you look around in any direction from a single standing position. We are able to display these special images through our own website, Facebook, rightmove and onthemarket.com. Have a look at the image, Hold down your left click on your mouse over the image and at the same time drag the image up, down, left and right. On a mobile devise, move the image with your finger.